Connor: "I need some lined paper."
Marin: "Oh! I have a Constipation Notebook that I never use! You can have the paper in that!"
We are talking about presidents at the dinner table. Somebody brings up JFK, and the fact that he was assassinated.
Marin: "There is just so much tragedy in the world. The Twin Towers fell; President Kennedy gets assassinated; the book fair closed early..."
The older kids tell Dad and Mom that the door on the downstairs armoire is completely broken.
Marin: "Yeah, that was me. I was sitting on the door, and then I remembered that I shouldn't be sitting on doors, so I was getting down, and right about then--it broke."